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A 48-year-old member asked:

I have a broken ankle or sprained ankle~, what to do?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Xray to see fracture: You need to undergo a thorough anl/leg examination by a health care provider to see whether an xray is indicated.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can my sprained ankle be broken?

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Dr. Jan Szatkowski
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Possibly: A sprained ankle may initially have negative x-rays. With continued pain and swelling without improvement, an MRI might show a non displaced fracture.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

How to tell if you have a sprained ankle or if it's broken?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
X-ray & med eval: The only way to definitively differentiate is with an x-ray and a medical evaluation.
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